Castle in the Darkness

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Castle in the Darkness
Castle in the Darkness cover
Matt Kap
Clickteam Fusion 2.5
Release dates
Windows February 5, 2015

General information

Steam Community Discussions


Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Humble Store
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All versions require Steam DRM.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\[Note 1]
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/262960/pfx/[Note 2]
config.ini stores controls.
citddata stores video and audio settings.

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\citdt[Note 1]
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/262960/pfx/[Note 2]

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud


Video settings.
Video settings.

Graphics feature State WSGF Notes
Widescreen resolution
Output is pillarboxed and slightly letterboxed.
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Through the Screen Size setting.
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Fullscreen mode is borderless.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Anti-aliasing (AA)
Vertical sync (Vsync)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
60 FPS and 120+ FPS
Capped at 55 FPS.


Input settings.
Input settings.


Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Music and sound effects.
Surround sound
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost


Language UI Audio Sub Notes

Issues fixed[edit]

Controller not being detected[edit]

Instructions[citation needed]
  1. Open the Start menu, type joy.cpl, and press Enter.
  2. Selected a controller and select Advanced.
  3. Set the desired controller as the default device and apply.

No music or sound effects[edit]

Instructions[citation needed]
  1. Go to the Options menu.
  2. Set Music Volume and Audio Volume to higher values.

Game takes very long to load[edit]

Instructions[citation needed]
you need administrator-privileges to perform this fix
  1. Right-click the game in your Steam Library and click Properties
  2. Go to Local Files and click Browse local files...
  3. Right-click CastleInTheDarkness.exe and click Properties
  4. Go to Compatibility and check Run this program as administrator
  5. click OK

Other information[edit]


Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes

System requirements[edit]

Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) XP
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium 4 or higher
System memory (RAM) 1 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 120 MB
Video card (GPU) 256 MB of VRAM
DirectX 9.0 compatible


  1. 1.0 1.1 When running this game without elevated privileges (Run as administrator option), write operations against a location below %PROGRAMFILES%, %PROGRAMDATA%, or %WINDIR% might be redirected to %LOCALAPPDATA%\VirtualStore on Windows Vista and later (more details).
  2. 2.0 2.1 File/folder structure within this directory reflects the path(s) listed for Windows and/or Steam game data (use Wine regedit to access Windows registry paths). Games with Steam Cloud support may store data in ~/.steam/steam/userdata/<user-id>/262960/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (262960) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.